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Your Tuesday Daily News Digest

by Neal Rogers

March 21, 2017

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In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: FDJ’s Davide Cimolai wins opening stage at Volta Ciclista a Catalunya; ASO and Volta Ciclista a Catalunya strike five-year partnership; Travis McCabe (UnitedHealthcare) takes overall win at Tucson Bicycle Classic; Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle High5) tops UCI Rankings; An interview with Marcel Kittel: Getting back to his best, Cavendish rivalry, and the Tour de France; BBC State of Sport investigation: Drug use at every level of sport is ‘fast becoming a crisis’; Tweet: When Peter Sagan’s attack at Milan-San Remo resembles nature.

FDJ’s Davide Cimolai wins opening stage at Volta Ciclista a Catalunya

by Neal Rogers

It was French sprinter against French sprinter on the opening stage of the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, with FDJ’s Davide Cimolai catching and passing Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) in a photo finish.

Cimolai and Bouhanni proved to be freshest on a difficult day that included six categorized climbs. German national champion Andre Greipel survived the climbs, but was boxed in on the sprint and could only manage fifth.

Pre-race favorites Chris Froome (Team Sky), Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo), and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished safely in the main bunch.

Stage 1: Calella > Calella - Stage Result

Monday 20th March 2017

1. it
CIMOLAI Davide
FDJ
04:28:21
2. fr
BOUHANNI Nacer
Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
-
3. it
SBARAGLI Kristian
Dimension Data
-
4. nz
SMITH Dion
Wanty - Groupe Gobert
-
5. de
GREIPEL André
Lotto Soudal
-

Today’s feature image comes from Kristof Ramon and shows the peloton riding along the coast, past spectators calling for peace, at Saturday’s Milan-San Remo.

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